Abbie Kozolchyk

Abbie Kozolchyk is an award-winning beauty and travel journalist whose assignments have taken her to every continent and corner of the publishing world. Most recently, she authored National Geographic's The World's Most Romantic Destinations.
5 Food-Themed Korean Beauty Products That Will Totally Transform Your Skin
The outermost portion of our skin is generally made of 10 to 30 dead layers. Mine’s at about -5 at the moment, because just before I sat down to write this piece, a Korean spa Jedi took a scouring pad to my body and proceeded to power-scrub as though possessed by the Force. She then doused me with warm milk, slathered me in puréed cucumber, and sent me home a new woman. Or at least one with unrecognizably silky, glowing skin.
Feb 25, 2018
The Best Non-Food Thing I Buy at Trader Joe’s
Zeus made a wedding gift of it to Hera. Louis XIV dedicated entire gardens to it. And everyone from Alfred Lord Tennyson to Hank Williams Jr. has cited it in verse. Still, I’m pretty sure no one has ever been more obsessed with the scent of orange blossom than yours truly.
Oct 25, 2017
The Best Non-Food Thing to Buy at Whole Foods
As someone who could spend an eternity ogling produce, I frequently find myself entranced by, say, those artful tumbles of tomatillos at Whole Foods. As someone who has spent an eternity covering the beauty industry, I just as often find myself in the stores’ Whole Body aisles. There — among the soaps, scrubs, and salves — I sniff a ridiculous amount of product. (The way to a beauty editor’s heart is through her nose, I’m pretty sure.
Sep 27, 2017